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named genie was tagged. >> if we thought we were hurting the animals, we wouldn't do what we were doing. we don't them go in good shape. the fact of the matter is we need get tracking devices so we can help them all thrive. >> reporter: they have tagged and released nine, including a female aptly named gratitude. >> she's gone but now everybody can follow her. >> reporter: the gps locaters are activated when the dorsal fin breaks the surface.
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the best team did not win today. >> hope solo needs to grow up. >> it's ridiculous and classless. >> what concerns me is not just that hope solo said this, but the reaction of her teammates. >> reporter: solo's long-time teammate, meagan rupinot also expressed her own disappointment. >> that's not our team. that's not what this team will be in the future. >>or federation agreed, suspending her for six months. >> reporter: despite solo's on the field success, her checkered, off the field record is less than sterling. in 2014, solo was arrested on assault charges for allegedly attacking two family members.
for 30 days after her husband was arrested on drunk driving charges while they were both in a team van. >> i don't think you can over look her off the field issues. she was basically fired. she met with the coach. she pretty much knew the writing was on the wall. >> reporter: the u.s. women's players association says it believes the discipline is excessive and in violation of her first amendment rights and would be taken against a male player. we received a copy of the termination letter which says she'll get three months severance pay. uber has already revolutionized how people get place to place, now they've purchased a company making ought onmous big rigs.
rig is a big job and even a rig as big as this one is now learning to drive itself. the sillicon valley start up called otto, has just been bought by uber with a goal of putting self-driving trucks on the nation's highways in as little as two years. we were invited along for an exclusive test drive. at 55 miles per hour with no one behind the wheel, otto has tested it's technology on roads. for test runs like the one we took on a busy freeway, a safety driver sits behind the wheel just in case. your hands are close to the wheel but not on the wheel. i'm not really scared at all. >> reporter: this is the co founder of otto. your goal is to make any truck a self-driving truck?
we want to make every truck a self-driving truck, so let's equip those trucks today with kits that are basically upgrading them to be self drivable. >> reporter: the announcement last week that uber is buying otto for an estimated $68 million to further its own push into self-driving vehicles. >> the key is future. and brings the best minds on otto team and uber team and allow us to get to the future sooner than later. >> reporter: that future is arriving in cleveland. for now, they will have a safety driver, but more than a million uber drivers around the world, may be seeing a future where they are no longer needed. what would you say to
uber, may see otto as a big threat? >> it's a gradual -- it will take many years and at the end of the transition, we'll see the economy shift to a slightly different model. >> you can't get away the fact that this is a way for them to cutback on the amount of humans they would employ. >> reporter: uber's competitor, lyft is teaming with general motors for a self-driving fleet. ford and other major car companies are also pursuing the technology. >> i think it will be similar to smart phone technology of the last 10 years. meaning it's going to show up quickly and change things dramatically in a relatively short amount of time. >> reporter: truck drivers will be needed for everything off the highway.
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yellowstone. its timelessness spreads to the horizon. here is where the bear and the antelope play, but the bison dominate. you're looking at what may be the last free ranging, pure bred herd of wild bison in north america. >> it's probably as close as you can get to what this part of the country lookik 1700s and 1800s and it's a treasure. >> reporter: dan wank is the superintendent at yellowstone national park. 2.2 million acres, almost as big as rhode island and delaware combined. but little about scale impresses america's largest land animal. a mature bison bull stands 6 feet tall and can weigh more than a ton. >>s there arer not many full
aproetch thap approach that line. >> reporter: so imposing and yet they almost disappeared. >> in yellowstone national park there were 25 animals. it is the greatest conservation story. >> reporter: in the 1800s, as many as 60 million bison were hunted nearly into extinction. they were targets in the ugly side of how w the american bison, the symbol of the great plains, once roamed from nevada to mississippi but in the 1800s, pioneers pushed west. bison were in the way. 10s of millions were killed by cattle ranches, homesteaders and u.s. troops. sport hunters shot them from moving trains. and as they disappeared, so did the native american tribes who,
bison for food, clothing, shelter and tools. >> we don't call them bison. we call them buffalo. >> reporter: because? >> we think of bison as a white man's term. >> reporter: he belongs to the blackfeet tribe and representing 60 tribes who believe bison also have great spiritual significance. >> buffalo were everything to tribes. we survived on them. they took care of >> reporter: what was the great buffalo slaughter really all about to you? >> if you got rid of the buffalo, then consequently, you would get rid of the indians. congress sent soldiers to yellowstone to protect the final survivors from poachers. conservationists including teddy roosevelt intervened to protect the population. roughly 5,000 bison live at
>> reporter: this comeback story, how improbable was it? >> it was the first effort to restore what could have been an endangered species. you can't see this kind of abundance anywhere else. >> reporter: most america's roughly half million bison are managed as domestic livestock. many have cross bred with cattle. not yellowstone's herd. >> they probably represe of the only populations that truly have all of the ecological and evolutionary drivers that shape the species. this is as good as it gets. >> reporter: and this is also their calving season, which brings us to the current bison challenge and controversy. when they migrate outside the park, neighboring ranchers have killed them, worried they'll spread a disease harmful to
inside the park has grazing limits. under a federal state agreement, every year the herd has to be reduced by about 10%. several hundred get sent for processing to tribes who distribute the hides and meat. when you see these guys, make you feel good? >> it does. >> reporter: but the current approach seems to satisfy no one, including irvin carlson who also belongs to the buffalo management coalition. he says they should live free inside and outside the park or be returned to what he called "indian country." >> they belong to the land, they're part of the land. >> reporter: they're also part of yellowstone's future. >> we can get more bison on the landscape, diminish to eliminate the fear of the spread of the disease and we can honor the
scientists claim they discovered an earth-like planet only one solar system away. here's an image of what it may look like. this is the closest habitable world. it would take our fastest spacecraft about 70,000 years to >> reporter: in the quest to find life on other planets, astronomers say there are two deal breakers. there has to be the star that acts like the sun and this. they believe it has both. it turns out the next star over has a planet that look as lot like ours.
proxima b is sith right on our doorstep. >> astronomers have hit the jackpot. this is a dream come true. imagine the holy grail of astronomy is to find the closest exo planet to the earth. a dopple ganger in outer space and now we have it. >> reporter: what we have is a planet a bit more massive on earth and a year is only a 11 days. that's because it's a lot closer to its sun but that star is a red dwarf, a lot cooler, which means surface temperatures likely to fall between freezing and boiling. smack dab in the middle of what scientists call the goldy locks zone. ast rophysicist jordy nelson was on the team that discovered it. >> i think you might call it an
>> reporter: like ours? >> yes, perhaps more so. >> reporter: it would take our faste fastest space shift 10s of thousands of years to get there. but it significantly upped the odds of life forms. >> you really begin to wonder are they out there? and if shy landed on the white house lawn? it makes you wonder. >> reporter: now difficulties aside, the race is on to reach that star system, the likes of mark zuckerberg and proofeser stephen hawkings are building a space ship that might do it in 20 years but the problem is it's the size of this quarter. >> from the broadcast center in
? ? the race turns to race. >> there has been a stream of bigotry coming from him. >> it's the oldest play in the democratic play book. you're racist, you're racist. it's a argument. also tonight, surviving a tornado. >> he shut the door in the bathroom, told everyone to close the door, it's coming. a drug so powerful it's used to tranquilize elephants. now being used. the french ban on burkini.
turns 100. we really like watching all the wilderness and the animals and yeah. it's fun. ? ? this is the cbs overnight news. the presidential campaign may have hit a low point yesterday and there are still 74 days to go. the two major party candidates, democrat hillary clinton and republican donald trump accuse each other o we have two big reports, including major garret covering the trump campaign. >> reporter: donald trump met today with supporters many brought to new york by the republican party. >> i always have great relationships with the african-american community. >> reporter: trump went to new hampshire, to turn the tables on democratic critics. >> when democratic policies
this one tired argument. you're racist, you're racist. >> reporter: it was an attempt to pree. hillary clinton's attack today that his campaign trades on racist themes. >> hillary clinton isn't just attacking me. she's attacking all of the decent people of all backgrounds. >> reporter: trump also tried to deflect attention from this comment in ammi night? >> hillary clinton is a bigot. >> reporter: kellyanne conway offered this explanation. >> have you seen what he is called by her on a daily basis? >> it was ridiculous to even think that he could appeal to the african-american vote by talking in a condescending way. >> reporter: ali said that trump's message reaches him when
>> riit's not a color thing. it's a rich or poor thing. and if you can talk money, you can talk to donald trump. >> reporter: his schedule could not be changed, put together by previous campaign leadership. he will take his message to inn innercity detroit and philadelphia after that. now to what hillary clinton said today and nancy corts is covering her ca >> he is taking hate groups mainstream and helping a radical fringe take over the republican party. >> reporter: clinton sought to tie trump not to the right but to the alt-white, a white nationalist movement flourishing online. >> this is not conservatism as we've known it, this is not
>> reporter: she argued there are alt-right echoes in trump's proposed deportation force and ban on muslim immigrants. clinton also sited trump's recent hiring of breitbart's ceo stephen bannon. is. >> now to give you a flavor of his work, here are a few headlines they've published. "birth control makes women unatralktiun "hoist it high and proud -- his latest paranoid fever dream is about my health. and all i can say is donald, dream on. >> reporter: trump and his campaign manager accuse clinton
how and that she's demonizing trump as a way to distract from recent questions about access when she was secretary of state. in italy, the search for survives continues in three tiny resort villages that were flattened by yesterday's 6.2 magnitude earthquake. the rescue efforts have slowed due to aftershocks. >> reporter: the extent of the devastation is clear from above. but it was the shallow depth of this quake that caused such outside destruction. centuries of history collapsed. a nearby acumili, authorities
what they could. fran checesca came to help her . "i can't think anything she said. we don't know what's going to happen or what our future may be. i'm frightened but hope to live here again." >> reporter: this afternoon a strong 4.3 tremor stirred up dust and fear. the high number of af is slowing the rescue and recovery effort. each time there's a significant aftershock, they have to stop, wait and assess the damage before moving forward. areas called red zones in these towns are off limits due to the perils state of structures. you're scared? why? she briefly returned home but told us she cannot imagine
indiana governor and vice presidential candidate, mike pence left for coke amow, slammed by tornados. one was an ef 3 with winds of more than 150 miles per hour. remarkably, no one was >> the gentleman pushed me down and he's like get down and put his arm around me to shield me. >> reporter: hannah harris was in this starbucks when a manager told everyone to head to the bathroom because a tornado was headed their way. >> he saw the funnel and shut the door and told everyone, close the door, it's coming. >> reporter: she says about 20 people were huddled in the
them. >> it was devastating but also just a relief to know that i came out alive in that. and really, really i shouldn't have. >> reporter: as many as 15 tornados touched down around indiana wednesday, leaving behind a trail of damaged cars, broken windows and entire neighborhoods in shreds. >> neighbors found my dog. she's alive. that's all you >> reporter: this is all that's left of 54-year-old becky sweeney's home, where she's lived the past 16 years. >> it is overwhelming. but you got to do what you got to do. you can't just lay down and die. god let you live through it for a reason. >> reporter: hannah harris told me she had a guardian angel inside that starbucks with her, her father who died a year ago and she gained another one. yesterday, she says that store
many others, his name is angel. >> jurika duncan in cocomo. milan is not lowering the price but will provide more financial assistance to some patients. >> look, no one's more frustrated than me. >> reporter: in an interview, mylan ceo shifted e, a broken health care system is the reason for the rocketing cost. >> it's no different from the mortgage financial crisis in 2007. >> reporter: but in a filing, a webcast transcript shows that in may, 2016, bresch said
epipen it was $99. they enjoy a near monopoly in the autoinjecter market. the main competitor was pulled from the market. today celebrity endorsers, sarah jessica parker left the company saying "i'm left disappointed, saddened and concerned by mylan's actions." is it rare to see a drug increase this much? >> there are rare products that go up that much. increased by 30% or more a year is picking off free money. >> reporter: since 2007, her salary increased from 2.5 million to 18.9 million last year.
about $3. >> thank you so much. today ohio released a troubling report on drug-related deaths. more than 3,000 people died from accidental over doses. more than a third involve fenytenol. and an even more dangerous drug is hitting the streets in ohio. >> how long haveou >> almost a month this time. >> reporter: long-time addict took what he thought was heroin earlier this month and almost died. you have tears in your eyes. why? >> because i'm alive and shouldn't be. >> reporter: addicts don't often know what's mixed in the heroin they get from dealers.
it's typically used to tranquilize large animals like elephants. it's 100 more times potent than the similar drug prescribed for humans, fentanyl and 10 times stro stronger -- dr. nick is with akron general hospital. is this the most powerful drug you've seen people taking >> absolutely. >> reporter: the treatment drug, narcan can be used for people who take, if they get enough. how much do you need to give it to them? >> it starts as five times the amount. >> starts at? >> starts at. >> reporter: keith martin heads the local office of the d.e.a. >> we were able to get a quote
it was $400. >> reporter: for an amount that would kill -- >> thousands of people. >> reporter: he's been sober since his over dose. what do you want to tell addicts? >> it's going to kill you. >> reporter: this drug is so dangerous that first responders are being told to wear protective gear and not test it out in the field. could prove deadly. >> thanks, ana. coming up next. nones go to the beach in their habits. so why has france banned the burkini. burkini. i absolutely love my new york apartment, but the rent is outrageous. good thing geico offers affordable renters insurance. with great coverage it protects my personal belongings should they get damaged, stolen or destroyed. [doorbell] uh, excuse me. delivery.
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a french court is expected to rule tomorrow on the the full body bathing suit worn by some muslim women. calling it a religious display not compatible with french values. >> reporter: the glamorous french riviera. the place to see and be seen, but not for italian tourist. she took snap shots from the promenade instead of the beach. she was afraid of being caught
burkini. "i can't go to the beach with my children, she said. i'm by the sea but i can't go in it" she said. this after an attack inspired by isis. and police surrounded a woman here and ordered her to remove her tunic. deputy mayor provocati provocation. how is banning the burkini make nice more secure and safe? >> the feeling of the people is very important. if you see like that, or someone looking like islamist on the beach, on the streets everywhere, you don't feel safe and so we have rules. >> reporter: he claims the ban has overwhelming support but
understand what all the fuss is all about. would you feel scared if someone sat next to you wearing a burkini? her muslim friend said she still feels targeted by the ban. "i think people should be free to do what they want," she said "i don't see why it should bother anyone." when we were watching the police and these women arrived, they did nothing. the french municipalities had banned the burkini say it opresses women and as a religious symbol have no place in the secular country. and they'll rule next week on whether the ban is ? your heart loves omega-3s.
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these experiences all the time. especially when you take political stance. if you are a feminist. >> reporter: for a month now lesley jones has been inundated by online attacks by a hero of the white nationalest movement and writer of breitbart and his offensive tweets whipped up many of his 300,000 followers into a frenzy. as a result, he was banned from twitter. >> hate speech and freedom of speech, two different things. >> reporter: after the latest attack, people like katy perry rushed to jones' defense. on his facebook page, he said he
? ? we end tonight with a priceless feature and treasure. you can help yourself to it, take as much as you like and anytime you want. t's our national park system and the agency that runs it celebrated a milestone today. here's chip reed. >> reporter: in 1872, thomas moran's spectacular paintings of a fantasy-like yellow stone helped lead to the creation of
but it wasn't until 1916, 100 years ago today, that the nat national park service was created to keep the natural wonders from development. it includes 59 major national parks covering 84 million acres. from the smokey mountains to the grand canyons and the newest edition, national monument in maine. mike reynolds is deputy director of the national park service. >> if you were a science person, you can go to edison's lab as if he never left. if you're a mountain climber, you can climb. >> reporter: decades ago, they wanted to turn this into a highway. but nature lovers prevail.
historical park, 185 miles from west virginia to washington d.c. and it gets almost 5 million visitors a year, including this family whose frequent visits have made 9-year-oldast -- wild about wildlife. there's a $12 billion maintenance back log. congress did increase the budget and entrance fees from 300 million visitors do help but this weekend there will be no charge, giving all americans a chance to experience a national treasure for free. chip reed, cbs news, washington. that's the overnight news for this friday. for others, check back later for the morning news and "cbs this
rk city, i'm james brown. captioning funded by cbs it's friday, august 26th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." he is taking hate groups mainstream. >> the war of word heats up between donald trump and hillary clinton. clinton says trump as a racist while trump doubles down on his claim that clinton is a bigot. >> her policies are bigoted because she knows they will not work. two days after a devastating earthquake, search teams are still looking for signs of life in italy. this morning, the nun who became a symbol of survival, opens up about the moment she was pulled
troubles are mounting this morning. rio police charging the swimmer with filing a false report. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. in the race for the white house, the focus turned to race. accusations of racial bias were made both by hillary clinton and donald trump. clinton accused trump of fanning the flames of racist ideology. trump said clinton and other democrats had betrayed black and hispanic voters. a just released quinnipiac university poll shows clinton with a ten-point lead over trump nationally. among nonwhite voters, clinton holds a 62% lead, but among white voters, trump leads by 11 points. weijia jiang has our report. >> reporter: in new york, trump met with black and hispanic supporters hand-picked by the
nominee repeated his minority outreach message and played defense on hillary clinton's accusations his campaign is racially charged. >> hillary clinton isn't just attacking me. she is attacking all of the decent people of all backgrounds. >> reporter: on thursday night, trump doubled town on a comment he made wednesday. >> she is totally bigoted. no question. she has been extremely, extremely bad for african-americans. i think she has been extremely bad for hispanics. trump as a bigot too. accusing him of pandering to the so-called alt right movement mostly made up of white supremacists. >> he is taking hate groups mainstream and helping a radical fringe take over the republican party. >> reporter: the clinton campaign also released this web video linking trump to ku klux klan supporters. >> donald trump would be best for the job.
coming up on "cbs this morning," we will talk about the election and these latest personal attacks with gerald seib, the washington bureau chief of "wall street journal." this morning, another strong after-shock slammed central italy. it is the latest in over a thousand aftershocks following wednesday's powerful earthquake there. at least 267 people are dead. funerals begin today. nearly 400 others are still hospitalized. rescue crews continue to look for survivors, but hopes are thousands are homeless and a state of emergency has been declared in the quake zone. johnathan vigliotti has more on the recovery efforts. >> reporter: emergency workers in three tiny italian villages are working around the clock, going through mountains of debris, looking for survivors of wednesday's massive magnitude 6.2 earthquake. the scope of the devastation is clear from above. this is a satellite photo of the
the area continues to be pummeled by hundreds of aftershocks. a strong 4.3 tremor caused a news camera to shake and sent debris falling from already damaged buildings. for those lucky to survive the quake, this is their new home. these tents have been placed near the towns hit the hardest. some survivors were allowed a quick trip to their homes to salvage what they could. other areas are red zones. so dangerous, no one is allowed in. this sister was rescued from a collapsed building. this photo captured the albanian nun after rescuers pulled her to safety. i started to send messages to my sisters that i was safe, she said. i had said good-bye and in the end, it wasn't a good-bye. johnathan vigliotti, cbs news, italy. in this country, governor mike pence says it's a miracle
rolled across central indiana. some of the worst damage is in kokomo, north of indianapolis. a twister there had winds as high as 152 miles per hour. hena harris was in a starbucks when the storm hit. she and 20 others took shelter in the bathroom. the building collapsed around them. >> it was devastating. it also was just a relief to know that i came out alive in that and really, really, i should not. >> entire neighborhoods were levele at one point, some 2,500 customers were without power. snorng weather forecasters are keeping a close eye on a tropical system headed toward the gulf of mexico. the area of low pressure is currently located between the bahamas an cuba. the national hurricane center says it could strengthen as it approaches the gulf and florida this weekend. it holds the potential for heavy
in southeast turkey. the blast, in a province that borders both syria and iraq, reportedly caused severe damage to a police station. the health minister says more than 70 were injured. and at least eight officers were killed. turkey state-run news agency says kurdish rebels are behind the attack. there has been another encounter between the u.s. and iranian navy and this time shots were fired. yesterday, a u.s. warship fired three warning shots at an iraniabo 200 yards of another american ship at high speeds in the north arabian gulf. it was one of three incidents. on wednesday, four iranian boats approached u.s. warships. ryan lochte is charged with falsely reporting a crime by the rio de janeiro police. lochte initially said he and three others were robbed at gun point. he later apologized for poor behavior during an incident at a
lochte will be summoned to brazil, but can send a lawyer in his place. if convicted, he faces up to 18 months in jail. the department of homeland security is investigating the breach of comedienne leslie jones' website. the hackers allegedly broke into jones's website exposing naked notes and personal documents. she was targeted on twitter last month with racial slurs obscene photos. apple has issued a fix for a security flaw in its operating system. the hack is the first-known case of software that can remotely take over a fully up-to-date iphone 6. it's capable of turning on the phone's camera, microphone and snoop and download personal data and track movements. this is just released video of a highway accident in athens, georgia. on august 18th, an suv ended up